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Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
for watching. we appreciate your ♪ >>> this is "world news." tonight nelson mandela, his struggle and strength healed a nation and changed a world. >> i stand here before you not as a prophet but as a humble servant. >> from a tiny prison cell, he rallied millions against racism and injustice. his long walk to freedom a beacon of hope for generations. >> nothing will stop our date with destiny. >> tonight, the world mourns the passing of an icon. >>> and a good evening to al you. we welcome you to a special edition of "world news," beginning with breaking news. a titan of the century has died. nelson mandela, the man who taught the modern world you can transform anger into hope. he was 95 and it's not that his death was a surprise but his life continues to astonish us in a master class in living the possibility of a better world. he spent 27 years in prison for his belief in freedom, equality and emerged with a message of generosity toward his oppressors. we have reaction from around the world tonight. first "good morning america" anger robin roberts who has traveled to south afri
Dec 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
to nelson mandela, leaders from 100 countries, even adversaries shaking hands. ♪ >>> and on "world news," the music of one man's dream will rock the world again tonight. >>> and a good evening on this snowy december night and we are pretty much in it together because two-thirds of america is now blanketed by snow or sleet and freezing rain. and once again travel plans torpedoed from virginia to maine, more than 1,000 flights cancelled tonight. the map says it all, only six of the lower 48 states in the united states are now free of snow. abc's meteorologist ginger zee is out tracking it all for us. >> reporter: from today's sloppy mess along the east coast to the week long deep freeze for so many in the west -- >> it's really cold. >> reporter: almost every state in the nation asking where did autumn go? >> these two systems are meeting up over pittsburgh. >> the heavier snow across massachusetts. >> reporter: we're getting an arctic blast lasting for days, from virginia to southern new england up to a half foot of snow fell. the burst of beautiful winter transforming into a troubl
Dec 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
to nelson mandela and world leaders from across the globe descending on south africa, including american presidents past and present. today president and mrs. obama were seen boarding air force one and on board a kind of presidential car pool. former first lady, secretary hillary clinton and laura bush and former president george w. bush. on board the group sharing memories of mandela as all eyes turned toward johannesburg and the service now just hours away. abc's chief foreign correspondent terry moran is there. >> reporter: doves released into the skies outside nelson mandela's home today, a fitting tribute for a great man of peace. in johannesburg, meanwhile, it was all business. workers prepping the fnb stadium, capacity 94,000, for the massive memorial service taking place here tomorrow. security preparations are intense, and with good reason. the world has never seen a gathering of leaders like this one. flying in from more than 90 countries, from argentina to pakistan, trinidad to china, including four u.s. presidents, obama, who has been chosen to speak tomorrow and thr
Dec 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
the fast moving storm all weekend long. but we move on next tonight to nelson mandela. and today his life, his unconquerable spirit celebrated around the world. on the shores of india, a tribute. and children in pakistan holding a candle light vigil, joy on the streets of new york. and in washington, one little boy waving his hand in the shadow of his hero. the preparations for mandela's memorial service are underway in south africa tonight. abc's alex marquardt is there. >> reporter: south africa awoke today to a new life without mandela. alongside tears, there have been nationwide celebrations, like tonight in soweto township, to honor the spirit of the man who united this country. outside mandela's house today 18 year olds shovan and temelo told us they came to say thank you. >> if it wasn't for mandela we wouldn't be friends. >> really? you feel like he brought you together? >> he brought the whole country together. >> reporter: in soweto we met 92-year-old kate modikwane who met mandela in 1949 and hosted him for dinners right here at this table. >> he used to come here and sit
Dec 6, 2013 6:30pm EST
power, temperatures drop. >>> celebration of the life of nelson mandela, leaders around the world going to south africa to bid him farewell. >>> made in america. clothes made in america again. and tonight, you can trace your jeans to the farmer who grew the cotton. make it a merry christmas for american jobs. >>> good evening to you on this chilly night. they are calling it ice friday, the freezing storm stretching 2,000 miles from the heart land to the east coast. 124 million americans across 16 states, in its grip. look at what some families face this weekend, cars, no match for the slick icy highways. neighbors pitching into help out. power lines dangerously caked in ice. so are the car windows. sidewalks turned into skating rinks, roads icy enough for sleds. our extreme weather team is in the storm zone tonight. and abc's steve osunsami starts us off in arkansas. >> reporter: black ice. white ice. they're calling ice friday, stretching some 2,000 miles across the middle of the country. turning roads in illinois into ice rinks with massive blowing snow, shutting down more than
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)